Southeastern affected by trackside fire then track defect

Not a great day for Woolwich. This morning saw the DLR closed from Woolwich and this afternoon a couple more incidents have led to some Southeastern trains currently cancelled from central London to Woolwich and beyond.

Firstly a trackside fire occurred around an hour ago and now a track defect has been reported around Woolwich Dockyard.

Southeastern’s advice of a DLR from Lewisham to Woolwich via Canning Town is curious and far from a quick option.

UPDATE: The line is now open though cancellations remain

ORIGINAL: As for trains, none are are currently running:

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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